TITLE

Sunshine Act Data Collection Begins

AUTHOR(S)
FASSBENDER, ELIZABETH
PUB. DATE
August 2013
SOURCE
AAOS Now;Aug2013, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses aspects about the Physician Payment Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act) and data collection. It notes that the Sunshine Act requires manufacturers to disclose to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) any payments or other transfers of value (TOV) made to physicians and teaching hospitals. Other aspects discussed include the information that must be reported, what are considered a payment or TOV, and about the10-dollar limit.
ACCESSION #
89667784

 

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